A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.
The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.
New images sent back from the European Space Agency's Mars Express show channels and erosion in Martian desert craters that hint at a watery past.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Astrobotic is one of those teams, and it recently completed an important test at the Mojave Air and Space Port.
Way back in 1964, the planet Earth got a lot closer to the moon thanks to a successful NASA spacecraft mission.
With their scientific mission complete, two small NASA probes crash into a remote crater wall, bringing a year of gravity mapping to an abrupt end.
Piloting a GoPro-equipped quadcopter through ice caves has yielded an absolutely gorgeous tour of a phenomenon usually off-limits to human explorers.